Archive - 2013
A Big Spring teenager who was allegedly shot by her boyfriend Thursday evening has died, officials said.
Abigail Valencia, 17, died early Saturday at University Medical Center in Lubbock, said Tony Everett, Big Spring Police Department public information officer.
Dakota Aguiano, 19, who had been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Valencia's shooting, had his charges upgraded to murder this morning, Everett said. Anguiano remains in custody at the Howard County Detention Center.
SAND SPRINGS â€” Howard County Sheriff's deputies continue investigating a shooting Saturday morning which took the life of a 50-year-old man here.
Deputies, who have been interviewing witnesses, are waiting on autopsy results from the body of Bobby Reed, who was sent to Lubbock following the shooting.
A year-long planning effort involving West Texas Centers, the city of Big Spring and Scenic Mountain Medical Center culminated in last weekâ€™s signing of a lease agreement bringing an innovative treatment center to Big Spring for people living with mental illness.
West Texas Centers will move its Howard County Mental Health Center from downtown to the Malone and Hogan Clinic on or before April 1.
Scenic Mountain Medical Center will begin remodeling the first floor of the Malone and Hogan Clinic in early winter 2013 making way for the new clinic.
HERALD photo/Bruce Schooler
Chandler Freeman, escorted by her father, Kevin Freeman, smiles after being named Forsan High School homecoming queen Friday night .
Howard County commissioners are expected to formally approve a 3-cent tax rate increase when they meet at 10 a.m. Monday on the third floor of the county courthouse.
For more, check out the Herald weekend edition or the e-edition.
SAND SPRINGS â€” Howard County Sheriffâ€™s Office is investigating a shooting early Saturday which left one man dead.
At 2:30 a.m., deputies were advised of an assault at 8705 Gillem Road in Sand Springs. When they arrived on the scene, investigators found that 50-year-old Bobby Reed had died of a gunshot wound.
For more, see the weekend edition of the Herald, or the e-edition.
Longtime Denton Fire Department employee Laura Behrens, formerly of Big Spring, has been appointed fire marshal, the first woman to hold the role for the city.
Tamara Nichols and Tom Pitts were married Aug. 31.
Trevor Bibb and Kirby Benson, both of Lubbock, were wed on July 27
Miss Gloria Grace Hernandez Weds Mr. Ben Mancha